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Nigeria’s economy.

Nigeria: An extra strong Mint

Nigeria’s economy is about to achieve global status, but its growing profile highlights serious risks

Remittances to Africa.

Why remittances work better than aid

Remittances to Africa are now higher than ODA and their potential is greater

Ethiopias factories.

The burgeoning opportunity in Ethiopia’s factories

The Horn of Africa country is positioning itself to absorb manufacturing FDI flows shifting away from Asia

Mamphela Ramphele.

Exclusive interview: Mamphela Ramphele

South Africa’s leading opposition politician speaks about her political beliefs

 food security.

Africa’s green revolution is ready to go: Just add investment

African agriculture could be a driver of global growth and food security

children into school.

We can get more children into school and improve their learning

Ethiopia’s PM discusses how school children can be guaranteed quality education

Can Africa sustain its growth.

Can Africa sustain its growth?

More action is needed to build on recent successes

agricultural revolution.

Africa’s quiet agricultural revolution

Changes are taking place that could lead to faster agricultural productivity growth in the future, writes the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Margaret McMillan

HIV a growing challenge.

HIV a growing challenge among adolescents in Africa

UNAIDS’s regional director for east and southern Africa discusses how to confront the growing burden of HIV/Aids among young people

Tackling child cancer in Africa.

Tackling child cancer in Africa

Outcomes for victims of child cancer remain poor in Africa, raising important questions about medicines access and funding

Global Goals will fail without climate pact

Professor Sir Gordon Conway talks to This Is Africa about why a binding climate agreement at COP21 in December will be essential to fulfilling the new UN-led Sustainable Development Goals.

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